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BCES Support Groups

BCES Support Groups

The BC Epilepsy Society offers opportunities for individuals living with epilepsy and their families, friends and loved ones to get better connected and strengthen their support networks through our support groups. Please see below for more information on the support groups that we offer.

BCES Men’s Circle:

  • Healing circle support group for people living with epilepsy who identify as men
  • Meets at the BC Epilepsy Society office in Burnaby on the second Thursday of every month from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • To register for the upcoming session on Thursday February 13th, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BCES Women’s Circle:

  • Healing circle support group for people living with epilepsy who identify as women
  • Meets at the BC Epilepsy Society office in Burnaby on the third Thursday of every month from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • To register for the upcoming session on Thursday February 20th, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BCES YA Circle:

  • Support group for people living with epilepsy aged 18-24
  • Meets at the BC Epilepsy Society office in Burnaby on the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • To register for the upcoming session on Tuesday February 18th, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BC Epilepsy Parents Network (BCEPN):

  • Support group for parents, guardians and caregivers of people living with epilepsy
  • Meets at the BC Epilepsy Society office in Burnaby on the last Tuesday of every month from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • To register for the upcoming session on Tuesday February 25th, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Epilepsy Friends Forever (EFF):

  • Friendship groups for children and youth living with epilepsy aged 6-17
  • Meets at the BC Epilepsy Society office in Burnaby on the last Saturday of every month from:
    • 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM (ages 6-12)
    • 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM (ages 13-17)
  • For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Online Peer Support Group:

  • Peer support group for people living with epilepsy
  • Meets via an online videoconference/videochat format on the first Monday of every month from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In-Person Peer Support Group:

  • Peer support group for people living with epilepsy
  • Meets at the BC Epilepsy Society office in Burnaby on the first Monday of every month from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Whether you have epilepsy or know someone close to you who is living with it, you may need help in dealing with the condition. You may also be able to help others living with and/or affected by epilepsy through sharing your experiences and providing moral support. We hope that you will consider joining one of our support groups.

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